The SIDC Intraday Auctions are planned to go-live in production 2024 and will be run three times a day. For now, these auctions are only available in the test environment. 


  • Gate closure time (GCT) 15:00 CET
  • Delivery 00:00 - 24:00 the following day


  • Gate closure time (GCT) 22:00 CET
  • Delivery 00:00 - 24:00 the following day


  • Gate closure time (GCT) 10:00 CET
  • Delivery 12:00 - 24:00 the same day

The auctions offers products with resolution of 15, 30 or 60 min MTU depending on the bidding zone.

Market Time Unit (MTU)Bidding Zone
15 minDK1, DK2, FI, SE1, SE2, SE3, SE4, BE, NL, TBW, AMP, TTG, 50Hz, AT
30 minFR
60 minNO1, NO2, NO3, NO4, NO5, EE, LV, LT, PL

Getting started

To get started, please follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your user is enabled for the auction (contact Support if you need access )
  2. Visit the platform following the system links at the bottom of this page
  3. Insert your username and password to log in (click here for log in help)
  4. Start sending in orders, see User Guide at the bottom of this page

Available Products 

In our SIDC Intraday Test Auctions we offer curve and block orders submitted directly in our web platform or uploaded via Excel sheets.

  • Curve orders (also known as hourly orders) is described here. One curve order is permitted in each area per portfolio.
  • Block orders are described here. The auction supports normal block orders, profile blocks and linked blocks 
  • Exclusive group orders are described here. 

NOTE:  Always check the Product Specifications on the Nord Pool website under Rules and Regulations for latest information on order types, portfolio restrictions and number of orders supported per Market.

API Access

An API is available for the auction. For more information, please see our Developers Hub: 

System Links

User Guide

Testing in test environment

The following auctions are available in Nord Pool test environment (MT) 

Product NameProduct IDGate Closure Time (GCT)
Test IDA Nordic & BalticTEST_NOR_IDA14:45 CETAutomatically executed (run daily)
Test IDA Core RegionTEST_CORE_IDA15:15 CETAutomatically executed (run daily)
IDA1 Nordic and Baltic
IDA2 Nordic and Baltic
IDA3 Nordic and Baltic
14:00 (15:00*) CET
16:00 (22:00*) CET
09:00 (10:00*) CET
Manually executed during trial period (15.04.24-03.05.24)

*25/04 - 03.05.24
IDA1 CORE Region
IDA2 CORE Region
IDA3 CORE Region
14:00 (15:00*) CET
16:00 (22:00*) CET
09:00 (10:00*) CET
Manually executed during trial period (15.04.24-03.05.24)

*25/04 - 03.05.24

Test schedule during Trial Period (15.04.24 - 03.05.24)

Test timing
Scenario to be tested*
Mo15.04.2024-14:0016:00N/ANormal DayNormal Day
Tu16.04.202409:0014:0016:00Normal DayNormal DayNormal Day
We17.04.202409:0014:0016:00Partial decoupling during MCSPartial decoupling in advance Cancellation in advance of IDA1 due to SDAC issues
Thu18.04.202409:0014:0016:00Results rejected - IDA cancellation during MCSNormal DayNormal Day with delay due to technical issues during MCS
Fr19.04.202409:0014:00-Normal DayNormal DayN/A
Mo22.04.2024-14:0016:00N/ANormal DayNormal Day
Tu23.04.202409:0014:0016:00Normal DayNormal DayNormal Day
We24.04.202409:0014:0016:00Cancellation of IDA in advance due to technical issuesMissing capacities - IDA cancellation during MCSResults rejected - IDA cancellation during MCS
Th25.04.202410:0015:0022:00N/ANormal DayNormal Day
Fr26.04.202410:0015:00-Partial decoupling during MCSCancellation in advance of IDA1 due to SDAC issuesN/A
Mo29.04.2024-15:0022:00N/ANormal DayNormal Day
Tu30.04.202410:0015:0022:00Results rejected - IDA cancellation during MCSPartial decoupling during MCSNormal Day with delay due to technical issues during MCS
Thu02.05.202410:0015:0022:00Normal DayNormal DayNormal Day
Normal DayNormal DayN/A

*Operational Messages will be published in test environment during exceptional days (when the scenario is deviating from Normal Day).